Inspiration can strike at any time.  Usually inspiration finds me while I’m wandering through the grocery market looking for something yummy. However, recently it came from an unusual source, a cartoon about a rat with a food obsession.  Yep, you guessed it, Ratatouille.

The film stars Remy, a rodent with a nose for food, who happens to discover that he is living under one of Paris’ most iconic restaurants.  Needless to say, insanity ensues and we get a very fun introduction to gourmet cooking.

Ratatouille is a classic French dish that is made with a medley of vegetables that are backed together and served hot.  I’ll admit baking a heaping tray of vegetables isn’t my go to, however, I couldn’t help but think the ratatouille in the film looked delicious. So, I finally gave into my curiosity and tracked down a recipe from Allrecipes.com, which just happens to be named Disney’s Ratatouille.

For the most part I stuck to the recipe, though I did choose to omit the mascarpone cheese, added fresh basil, and baked a few chicken breasts to accompany the meal.

I now know why ratatouille is such a classic dish, it’s delicious!

If you haven’t seen the film, I highly recommend renting it and making a batch of your very own ratatouille to enjoy while you watch.

About Bryan

Hi! I’m Bryan, a simple guy that followed his wife from Los Angeles to Nashville and am currently living as a stay-at-home-husband. This site is about what I do to pass my time, keep the wife happy, and stay out of trouble. Some times it’s crafting, other times it’s cleaning, but mostly it’s cooking. I hope you enjoy the adventure as much as I am. Bryan Stay-at-Home-Husband

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